Definition of St john's wort family

1. Noun. Widely distributed family of chiefly tropical trees and shrubs and vines that produce oils and resins and some usable timber.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of St John's Wort Family

St Andrews
St Andrews's cross
St Bernard
St George's Channel
St Giles' Greek
St Helens
St Ignatius' bean
St James's
St James's Palace
St John
St John's Day
St John's Eve
St John's Night
St John's bread
St John's wort
St John's wort family
St Joseph
St Martin's Day
St Mary's
St Mihiel
St Patrick's Day
St Peter's wort
St Valentine's Day
Stabroek
Stace
Stacee
Stacey
Stachys
Stachys palustris
Stachys sylvatica

Literary usage of St john's wort family

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1. Historic Mackinac: The Historical, Picturesque and Legendary Features of the by Edwin Orin Wood (1918)
"HYPERICACEAE—ST. JOHN?S-WORT FAMILY Hypericum perforation L. Common St. John's-wort. About the village and in open ground. ..."

2. Annual Report by University of Minnesota Board of Regents (1880)
"... St. John-s-wort Family. *18. Hypericum mutilum, L. St. John-s-wort.—Common near Stuart- river, where it closely approaches var, ..."

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